Blackface Cane & Coat Tails Digital Download

Lithographia

 

Blackface is a form of theatrical makeup used by performers to represent a black person. The practice gained popularity during the 19th century and contributed to the proliferation of stereotypes such as the "happy-go-lucky darky on the plantation" or the "dandified coon".

Publication date: c1899
Image size: 143 MB
Pixel size: 3736 × 4783
File type: TIFF, JPG, PDF

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